Joe Orton

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Birthday
1, 1933
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Aug 9, 1967 (34)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1933
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Aug 9, 1967 (34)

About

English playwright and author known for his dark comedies.Some of his plays include Loot and Entertaining Mr. Sloane.

Before Fame

He began acting when he was young and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Trivia

He wrote the screenplay Up Against It for The Beatles, although it was never produced.

Family Life

He was romantically involved with Kenneth Halliwell from 1951 until 1967 when Halliwell murdered him.

Associated With

Sir Ralph Richardson starred in the premiere of his final play, What the Butler Saw.